Year-End Report Jan-Dec 2000

Year-End Report January - December 2000 * Sales in local currencies increased by 58 percent to MSEK 40,807 (25,646), of which 6 percent is organic growth * Income before taxes in local currencies increased by 23 percent to MSEK 1,364 (1,116) * Free cash flow increased by 36 percent to MSEK 1,088 (802) * Securitas is now established as market leader in the American market * Earnings per share after standard taxes increased by 19 percent to SEK 2.75 (2.32) * The Board of Directors proposes a dividend for 2000 of SEK 1.20 (1.00) The report is available on Securitas' website: in the Financial/Interim Reports section ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT The following files are available for download: The full Year-End Report

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